Launched in 1968 by Mattel, Hot Wheels made an instantaneous splash within the die-solid toy automobile market. Every little boy (and his dad) wished a set of those cool little vehicles. The futuristic concept automobile designs, the retro scorching rod replicas and life like representations of the fashionable muscle automobiles of the day made Sizzling Wheels automobiles very different from the Matchbox and Corgi automobiles and vans that long dominated the die-forged toy automobile market.
My dream bug, is a 1963 Ragtop, just like Herbie, however instead, I have a 1976 that’s in the strategy of a complete ground up restoration. I would love to have an older Beetle, however my funds at this point in my life will solely enable for a little bit at a time. I’m certain that when my 76 is done, I will have many a great day with it. Look for corrosion or rust. … Read more